Chaplin Estates Toronto News Updates For March 8 – 21

John Manneh March 26, 2014

Happy spring! We know it is cold today, but the good news is that today is expected to be one of the last cold days, with temperatures tomorrow expected to hit +4.

Here are the Chaplin Estates Toronto news updates from March 8 – 21. Check back regularly as we post the Midtown Toronto community news updates often.

 

MIHEVC: Lots of free things to do for spring and summer fun

living-in-toronto-1With the spring season in swing there are a lot of free community events just around the corner. Click here to see some of the events planned for your area.

 

Bold step for candidate

image-2Michael Coli, who is in the running for the Eglinton-Lawrence ward, is off to a strong start in his campaign. On March 10 with 40 Toronto pedestrian fatalities in 2013 as his example— six of which occurred in midtown — Michael Coll released his “Pedestrian Pledge,” proposing several ideas, including expanding the cycling network, establishing an awareness campaign he calls Fatality-Free Week, and lowering speed limits in a bid to lower the number of pedestrian fatalities on city streets to zero. Click here to read the full story.

 

BENNETT: Keeping Canadians healthy is a shared responsibility

Canadian-Health-Care-01The St. Paul’s Summit on March 23 will focus on health and health care. Although health care is a provincial responsibility, health care is still affected by policies in almost every government department and every jurisdiction. Preventing sickness and injury is essential to the ultimate sustainability of our cherished health-care system. As Tommy Douglas said, “the goal of Medicare was to keep Canadians well — not just patch them up when they get sick.” Click here to read more.

 

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